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  • Former tech executive Carly Fiorina enters presidential race

    WASHINGTON – Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid i ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • Pentagon accused of withholding sex crimes info

    WASHINGTON – The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • City: 2 gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest

    GARLAND, Texas – Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophe ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Protest against racism turns violent

    TEL AVIV, Israel – Several thousand people from Israel’s Jewish Ethiopian minority protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality Sunday, s ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Remains of Marine headed back to Illinois

    WATSEKA – The remains of an eastern Illinois man will be laid to rest this month in his hometown cemetery – more than 70 years after he was killed on ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Defense faces challenges as theater shooting victims testify

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Half-empty tissue boxes littered the floor of Courtroom 201 after a day in which survivors told stories of heartbreak, revulsion a ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Hikers warned to stay on Starved Rock trails to avoid falls

    OGLESBY – Illinois conservation officials are cautioning hikers to stay on marked trails after three people fell in or near Starved Rock State Park an ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

    BALTIMORE – Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray’s death, Baltimore’s mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for conti ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:42 pm
  • Arab coalition ‘reconnaissance’ troops, helicopters land in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen – With helicopter gunships hovering overhead, at least 20 troops from a Saudi-led Arab coalition came ashore Sunday in the southern port ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Slain trooper's parents say they forgive suspected ambusher

    TOBYHANNA, Pa. – The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their d ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois working to prevent bird flu

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Agriculture is working with businesses, zoos and bird owners to reduce the risk of bird flu.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Pilot to fly solar plane across Pacific

    BEIJING – A pilot said Sunday that he is anxious but excited about flying a solar plane solo from China to Hawaii on the longest leg of the first atte ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • In Congress, income inequality comes with breakfast, lunch

    WASHINGTON – Income inequality is more than a political sound bite to workers in the Capitol. It's their life.
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Nepal shuts airport to big jets

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people f ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Illinois woman accused of stealing boss’s identity

    URBANA – A central Illinois woman is accused of stealing her boss’s identity to obtain credit.Forty- ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:29 pm
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